Tag Archives: Contract

NY law firm’s judgment against client enforced by EDVA (access required)

Where a New York law firm obtained a $423,343.61 judgment in New York state court against a former client for unpaid legal fees, the judgment was enforceable in Newport News, where the defendant is “at home.” Background Ellenoff Grossman & ...

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Deed of trust interpretation is not federal question (access required)

Where a homeowner alleged the defendants failed to comply with a face-to-face meeting requirement in regulations of the Department of Housing and Urban Development incorporated into her deed of trust, her claim required only an interpretation of the deed of ...

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Plaintiff precluded from introducing damages evidence at trial (access required)

Where a party claiming it was improperly excluded from a joint venture provided only lost revenue information in discovery, and not its lost profits, it was precluded from introducing damages evidence at trial. However, it could recover nominal damages on ...

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Ex-general counsel wins $3.7 million judgment against company, owner (access required)

Where a company promised to pay its general counsel a $100,000 signing bonus and a $1.2 million annual salary but failed to pay him for three years, a default judgment was entered against the company. And because its owner made ...

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